Twig tree sculpture alternative for xmas. Collect driftwood in summer or trimmings in fall, build a tree for Christmas, and use the bits as kindling to keep warm in January. I'd be tempted to leave this tree up all year round.
Sans the branch and crystals, ideal for lighting the dome. vintage wooden ladder makes great lighting! This one is wrapped with globe lights, and decorated with vintage chandelier crystals and branches. There are endless variations on this theme!